Awesome: Guy Quits Job In Anger Over Spam, Becomes Spam-Fighting Lawyer


One day, Daniel Balsam, originally a marketer, got so angry at all the email spam he got that he quit his job, put himself through law school, and made a living for himself suing email spammers. Great AP story, file under “awesome.”

Balsam uses California’s anti-spam laws to sue spammers and extract settlements, and makes a good living doing it, apparently. He says he has had 40 victories in small claims courts and more in higher courts.

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